MELBOURNE, FLA. — The Florida Tech Women’s Business Center (WBC) presents Networking for Women and the workshop, “How to Buy a Computer Without Windows” on
May 12 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The free one-hour discussion will be led by WBC instructor Mike Feravolo of Software Freedom. The remaining hour is for
networking. Men and women are welcome to attend.
Everyone who uses a computer in business or at home can benefit from using free software. Examples of free software include the Linux Operating System,
Apache Web Server, Open Office Suite and Firefox Web Browser. They may be used without any restrictions placed on the user by the software vendor.
The workshop is sponsored by the Women’s Business Center and National Center for Small Business Information at Florida Tech and underwritten by the Florida
Business Bank. Co-sponsors are the Florida Small Business Development Center at Brevard Community College and the Melbourne-Palm Bay Chamber of Commerce WE
The workshop will be held on campus in the Denius Student Center’s second floor Hartley Room. For more information and to sign up, contact Bettina DeAngelo
Sabol at (321) 674-7007.
The WBC offers well-equipped facilities conveniently located at Florida Tech; teachers, mentors and volunteers with expertise and business knowledge;
partnering with community organizations for broad outreach; and training and resources that are onsite and online to accommodate busy schedules and provide